Posts from ‘Beyond Gas’

Farms, fresh water, fish or fracking? We can’t have it all

February 22, 2024 | 

What’s B.C.’s most precious natural resource? It’s not oil or gas, timber or gold, farmland or hydroelectricity. It’s water, which everything else relies on. The province’s Peace region is ...

136 former B.C. government officials now work as lobbyists

January 24, 2024 | 

It’s called the “revolving door” and it’s been a problem in B.C. for years, with corporations hiring former cabinet ministers and senior bureaucrats as lobbyists. These government insiders go ...

2024 could be the year we end oil and gas expansion in B.C.

January 4, 2024 | 

Just three days before Christmas, British Columbians received a surprise gift: a pipeline rejection. The BC Utilities Commission denied the application by FortisBC to build a $327 million gas ...

Meet Dogwood’s Newest Goliath Slayer

November 2, 2023 | 

Hi! My name is Ashley Zarbatany and I’m excited to announce that I’m Dogwood’s new fossil gas campaigner! You might know fossil gas as “natural gas” or LNG. But ...

Oil and gas lobbyists target B.C. government 1,032 times in nine months

September 28, 2023 | 

In less than a year since energy minister Josie Osborne was sworn in, she, her staff and related crown corporations have had 600 meetings and other interactions with oil ...

Time to turn up the heat on B.C. politicians

Environment minister George Heyman now has a sidewalk mural the size of a bus to remind him of his core mission. It says “END FRACKING” and “protect our communities ...

End Fracking movement reaches 40 B.C. communities

March 27, 2023 | 

People all over the province woke up Monday morning to thousands of colourful “End Fracking” posters. They appeared on utility poles, bulletin boards and politicians’ offices. Volunteers unfurled dozens ...

Why did dancing zombies visit B.C.’s climate minister?

March 15, 2023 | 

A pack of groaning zombies staggered down busy streets to climate minister George Heyman’s office this week. Their message? Don’t revive Enbridge’s monstrous Westcoast Connector pipeline. Onlookers took selfies ...

Guess who’s back in Northern B.C.? Enbridge

November 18, 2022 | 

Remember Enbridge, the arrogant Calgary pipeline company that tried to ram its Northern Gateway crude oil supertanker project through B.C. a decade ago? They’re back with an even bigger ...